It’s now almost three weeks before the midterm elections. The Republicans, aiming for a majority in the Senate, have begun to tap into “two scares” as campaign issues: the threat posed by the Islamic extremist group Islamic State, and a possible Ebola epidemic. On the latter front, they are lacing into President [Read more]
Nurses unions threaten strikes, denouncing the safety training given to health care professionals concerning the proper use of hazmat suits, claiming that it lasted only 10 minutes, and report that their members feel "unsupported, unprepared, lied to and deserted."
The opposition accuses the government of not [Read more]
What the Ebola czar does is irrelevant; ultimately, his purpose is to save Obama, the federal government and the Democrats.
A few weeks before the U.S. midterm elections, many elected Democrats are trying to keep their distance from Barack Obama. Too intellectual, and with little talent for empathy, the president has disappointed.
In the state of Kentucky, Democratic candidate Alison Grimes, who is running against Republican Senate [Read more]
The elections for the House of Representatives and Senate could deal the president a nasty blow. The Americans no longer trust his big words.
People have the impression that the U.S. president has a great deal of power and can decide anything quickly, but this is mistaken. In fact, the structure is even more in danger of falling to the 'politics of indecision' than Japan’s.
He now appears in pictures as an old man, grown gray under the burden of frustrations, now so far away from the celebratory music that accompanied his entry into the glory of that distant kingdom, while the music and the kingdom fade away into the misfortune-laden air.
Of course, that did not stop the couple from buying a $1.7 million house in New York state. Or from keeping their $2.8 million residence in Washington’s chic Embassy Row. More broke than that and you’ll be reduced to lighting your fireplace with $100 bills like some lowly millionaire.
<i>It has become clear for Republicans: Obama has no strategy, he ignores further outbreaks of violence, and the result is that half the region — from Libya through Lebanon, Israel and Syria to Iraq — is set on fire. And it is hard to defend the president’s politics on the Middle East even for Democrats.</i>